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Ox Carts with Furs

Ox Carts with Furs | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A view showing a line of ox carts loaded with furs leaving the Hudson Bay Company's Post to make the 16 mile trip to avoid the rapids on Slave River. Housing is in the background. Text on photograph reads: "Fort Smith, H.B. Co's. Post, showing the ox carts loaded with fur, making the 16 mile portage to avoid the rapids on Slave River. 700 miles North of Edmonton." and "Photo by C.W. Mathers, Edmonton."
DESCRIPTION
A view showing a line of ox carts loaded with furs leaving the Hudson Bay Company's Post to make the 16 mile trip to avoid the rapids on Slave River. Housing is in the background. Text on photograph reads: "Fort Smith, H.B. Co's. Post, showing the ox carts loaded with fur, making the 16 mile portage to avoid the rapids on Slave River. 700 miles North of Edmonton." and "Photo by C.W. Mathers, Edmonton."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:5136
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Mathers, C. W., Edmonton
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County:
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Collection Name:Albertype Company photographs, circa 1880s-circa 1950
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(A62)07105
Original Dimensions:8 x 6 inches
SUBJECTS
Horses
Oxen
Clothing and dress
Hats
Housing
Cities and towns
Fur trade
Men
Outdoor photography
Carriages and carts
Horse-drawn vehicles

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